Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America


Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America
 is a national initiative designed to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of the richness and diversity of Latin American cultures through the work of its contemporary and traditional performing artists. The program provides fee support to nonprofit presenters based in the United States and its territories that book artists on a curated roster that changes annually.  All funded engagements are required to include public performances and complementary activities that provide audiences with direct interaction with the visiting artists.  An emphasis is placed on funding engagements in communities that have little access to this type of work. For additional details, please review the 2017-2018 Booking Guidelines.

Want to be notified when the 2017-2018 roster is announced this fall?

Southern Exposure is a program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation made possible through the generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Questions about the Southern Exposure program should be directed to Robyn Busch, Program Associate, International, at or 410.539.6656 x113.


2016-2017 Southern Exposure Curators

*The list of artists submitted for consideration for inclusion on the 2016-2017 tour roster were suggested by the following performing arts professionals. Presenters nationwide, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts staff help select the final roster. For more information on the curatorial process, please see the program guidelines.

Yolanda Cesta Cursach (Chicago): Associate Director of Performance Programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art





Sergio Arbeláez Ospina (Mexico): Manager and Artistic Director for Guadalajara International Music Fair and Director de Contenidos for Colombian music market, Circulart





Carmen Romero (Chile): Director of Teatro a Mil Foundation and the Santiago a Mil International Festival


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